TV News LIES

Tuesday, Sep 16th

Last update04:57:11 AM GMT

You are here News Health Breast cancer rules rewritten in 'landmark' study

Breast cancer rules rewritten in 'landmark' study

E-mail Print PDF

New breast cancer 'map'What we currently call breast cancer should be thought of as 10 completely separate diseases, according to an international study which has been described as a "landmark".

The categories could improve treatment by tailoring drugs for a patient's exact type of breast cancer and help predict survival more accurately. The study in Nature analysed breast cancers from 2,000 women.

It will take at least three years for the findings to be used in hospitals.

Researchers compared breast cancer to a map of the world. They said tests currently used in hospitals were quite broad, splitting breast cancer up into the equivalent of continents.

The latest findings give the breast cancer map far more detail, allowing you to find individual "countries". "Breast cancer is not one disease, but 10 different diseases," said lead researcher Prof Carlos Caldas.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Philip Morris Sues Uruguay Over Graphic Cigarette Packaging

Philip Morris sues UruguayShopping for cigarettes in Uruguay isn't a pleasant experience. Photos of decaying teeth, premature babies and...

Fourth doctor dies of Ebola in Sierra Leone

Ebola crisisSierra Leone has lost a fourth doctor to Ebola after a failed effort to transfer her...

Documents reveal how poultry firms systematically feed antibiotics to flocks

antibiotic use in chickensPervasive use fuels concerns about impact on human health, emergence of resistant superbugsMajor U.S. poultry firms...

Enterovirus 68 now sickening children in Northeast

Enterovirus 68A virus hospitalizing children in the U.S. Midwest at an unprecedented rate has now made its...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!